Rugby League history will be made on April 12 when the world’s first LGBT team takes to the field for their first competitive fixture.
Manchester Canalsiders RLFC, formed last year by rugby league enthusiasts Martin Owens and Stan Sandland, have made great strides in the past 12 months – and the pair have lofty ambitions for the club.
The town of Warrington fell silent last month to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the day the town was attacked by terrorists.
Tim Parry, 12, and Jonathon Ball, 3, lost their lives and 54 people were injured when two bombs, planted by the IRA, exploded in Bridge Street in the town centre. 33 year old Brownen Vickers lost a leg in the blast and died a year later.
Tough: Adjective, verb, noun, adverb.
Strong and durable; capable of great endurance.
Not merely the absence of fear and despair, but the courage to continue despite their presence.
AUSTRALIAN Rock Legends Cold Chisel tore the house down in Manchester last night in their first UK Tour for over 30 years.
The HMV Ritz was bouncing as the band blitzed their way through an hour and 45 minute set comprising of some of their biggest and best loved hits.
EVERTON LADIES 2 LIVERPOOL LADIES 0
EVERTON Ladies came out on top in the derby at the Stobart Stadium, Widnes, against Liverpool.
Goals from Brooke Chaplen and Lucy Bronze were enough to see off the reds and allow Everton to leapfrog Lincoln in the league.
The world of Rugby League said ‘see you soon’ to one its best players of the modern era last week when Warrington half back Lee Briers was forced to call an end to his playing career due to a neck injury.
Millions of people took time to pay tribute to their fathers yesterday.
Fathers’ Day is the traditional day of the year when people stop and reflect on the sacrifices made by their dads to bring them up and make them the people they are today.
But for many of us, Fathers’ Day is a time to reflect on the lack of a male parent – and the lengths our mothers went to to ensure that we had as good an upbringing as possible.